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1990 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

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1990 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

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Nominee Bob Casey Barbara Hafer
Party Democratic Republican
Running mate Mark Singel Harold Mowery
Popular vote 2,065,244 987,516
Percentage 67.63% 32.34%

Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Results by County, 1990.svg
County Results

Casey:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Hafer:      50–60%

Governor before election

Robert P. Casey

Elected Governor

Robert P. Casey

The Pennsylvania Gubernatorial election of 1990 was held on November 6, 1990. Incumbent Democratic Robert P. Casey easily defeated Republican Barbara Hafer. Governor Casey defeated Hafer by a margin of 35.29%, and carried 66 out of 67 Pennsylvania counties.

Primary elections

Incumbent Bob Casey was challenged by Philip J. Berg, an attorney and perennial candidate from Montgomery County. Endorsed Republican candidate Barbara Hafer, Auditor General and former candidate for Lt. Governor, won a surprisingly close race over Peg Luksik, outspoken pro-life proponent.

Pennsylvania gubernatorial Democratic primary election, 1990[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Casey 636,594 77.54
Democratic Philip J. Berg 184,365 22.46
Pennsylvania gubernatorial Republican primary election, 1990[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Hafer 321,026 54.43
Republican Peg Luksik 268,773 45.57





Despite his controversial[citation needed] stances on abortion, Casey had maintained enormous popularity in the state and was considered to have a generally positive record from his first term as governor. In addition to having the traditionally strong backing of urban voters and organized labor, Casey performed well in many heavily Republican, rural counties, as he was seen as a relatively conservative populist. Hafer, a pro-choice Republican, oddly often positioned herself as the more liberal candidate; she was unable to gain a funding foothold or to carve out a strong public image, which led to her defeat by a large margin. At one point during the campaign, she referred to Casey as a "redneck Irishman." This was widely reported, and helped to alienate both rural voters and those of Irish descent.[3] Casey, winning with the second-largest gubernatorial landslide in the state in the 20th century, was able to win almost every county, losing only in Montgomery County by 586 votes.


Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1990[4][5]
Party Candidate Running mate Votes Percentage
Democratic Bob Casey Mark Singel 2,065,244 67.63%
Republican Barbara Hafer Harold Mowery 987,463 32.34%
Write-ins Write-ins 906 0.03%
Totals 3,053,666 100.00%
Voter turnout (Voting age population) 53.96%


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  3. ^ Kennedy, John J. (2006). Pennsylvania Elections: Statewide Contests From 1950-2004. University Press of America. ISBN 9780761832799.
  4. ^ The Pennsylvania Manual, p. 671.
  5. ^ The Pennsylvania Manual, p. 633.


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